The Guerilla Girls Analysis

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The Women Creating Culture The Guerilla Girls was started in 1984. When an international art exhibit place only 17 women and no one of color out of 200 artists. It unintentionally started the Guerilla Girls. It was said that whoever wasn 't pick of the 200 should consider a new career. Basically, implying that they were no good. It was the right motivation to organize and move forward to make a difference to make a change. The Guerilla Girl wanted to change the general assumption that no woman or person of color had talent to make it to mainstream as history books. It was just unacceptable because a story about history must include everyone a part of it. It was obviously a misrepresentation of women and minorities in the world. They have…show more content…
She met with a very significant people in British society including Selina Hastings, the Countess of
Huntington who which support her in a lower volume of Wheatley’s poems to be published in London in 1773. After Mr. Wheatley passed away it was left of his will that
Phyllis should be freed. Mr. Wheatley was in a sense Phyllis protector and direct access to the world. She was able to do her work at some degree without oppression. She married her husband John Peters. John Peters a black free grocer was later in prisoned for debt. Leaving Wheatley with their third only child, a sickly son. Unfortunately, she died at a very young age of 31 as a scullery maid at a boarding house. She was forced to

domestic labor. Which she didn’t even experience as a slave. The racism and sexism of her era oppressed her. If born in another later era maybe she would 've had a chance.
Italian poet Gaspara Stamp. Gaspara is considered to have been the greatest women of the Italian Renaissance. Many would say that she is the greatest Italian woman poet
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Lewis enrolled in the Young Ladies ' Preparatory Department, which was designed "to give Young Ladies facilities for the thorough mental discipline, and the special training which will qualify them for teaching and other duties of their sphere." (Edmonia Lewis, n.d.) She was the first woman of African-American and Native American heritage to receive global recognition. She took on issues relating to black people of the Americas into Neoclassical-style sculpture. But She began to gain prominence during the American Civil War; at the end of the 19th century, she remained the only black woman who had participated in and been recognized to any degree by the American artistic mainstream. In 2002, the scholar Molefi Kete Asante listed Edmonia Lewis on his list of 100 Greatest African Americans. (Edmonia Lewis, n.d.) Edmonia Paris was inspired by her parents. coming from a mother that was a marvelous weaver and craftswoman and father a gentleman 's servant. Even after there that she was a very young child later being supported by her and her half-brother at 15 she went she was sent to Oberlin College. One of the first colleges that was educating all. She began to study art. There she changed her name to Mary Edmonia Lewis. During her time at college she lived with rock Reverend John Keep and his wife Reverend John Keep was white, a member of the board of trustees and avid abolitionist and spokesperson for coeducation. Reverend Keep later introduced Mary to

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